Images of two men who may be able to help with enquiries released by officers investigating robbery of teen

CCTV: Police appeal for witnesses after robbery in Bournemouth

CCTV: Police appeal for witnesses after robbery in Bournemouth

CCTV: Police appeal for witnesses after robbery in Bournemouth

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POLICE officers investigating a street robbery in Bournemouth have released CCTV images of two men who may be able to help with their enquiries.

During the incident, which happened at around 9.45pm on Monday, July 14, a teenage boy was punched in the back of the head before his mobile phone was stolen.

The 17-year-old had been walking in the subway towards the centre of St Paul’s roundabout – also known as the ‘bear pit’ roundabout – while speaking on his iPhone 5c before the attack.

He fell to the ground after being hit, but looked up to see two men running towards Holdenhurst Road in the direction of Lansdowne.

The victim sustained minor injuries that didn’t require hospital treatment.

Detective Constable Katie Savill, of Bournemouth CID, said: “Following enquiries I am now able to release CCTV images of the suspects.

“I am hoping that somebody will know who these men are from the photographs and I would ask anyone who recognises them to contact Dorset Police.

“I am keen to speak with anyone who has any information about the incident or has been offered an iPhone 5c for sale for an unusually cheap price, or in suspicious circumstances.”

No arrests have been made.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 14:500 Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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1:57pm Tue 12 Aug 14

nobull says...

Why give them a month to get away before showing pic? Echo please ask the police on our behalf. just puzzled xx
Why give them a month to get away before showing pic? Echo please ask the police on our behalf. just puzzled xx nobull
  • Score: 27

1:57pm Tue 12 Aug 14

nobull says...

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. nobull
  • Score: -4

4:05pm Tue 12 Aug 14

rudestickers says...

Pair of c&&ts, probably have to do it 18 times before anything is done to them!
Pair of c&&ts, probably have to do it 18 times before anything is done to them! rudestickers
  • Score: 23

5:06pm Tue 12 Aug 14

wilkiemini says...

Utter Cowards....but Nice clear pics so it is only a matter of time before someone drops them in it ;) they look a bit dim too!
Utter Cowards....but Nice clear pics so it is only a matter of time before someone drops them in it ;) they look a bit dim too! wilkiemini
  • Score: 23

5:54pm Tue 12 Aug 14

maru says...

nobull wrote:
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[quote][p][bold]nobull[/bold] wrote: .[/p][/quote], maru
  • Score: -2

7:22pm Tue 12 Aug 14

Townee says...

Make a change to get a clear CCTV photo to be able to catch these people.
Make a change to get a clear CCTV photo to be able to catch these people. Townee
  • Score: 7

8:35pm Tue 12 Aug 14

old duffa says...

scum theives
no respect for anyone
scum theives no respect for anyone old duffa
  • Score: 7

8:02am Wed 13 Aug 14

coupedeville says...

If the old bill spent less time hiding in their nice warm squad cars trying to stop everyone from ever driving a car again, they could always try getting out of their cars and do a bit of leg work for a change. Might even deter some real criminals.
If the old bill spent less time hiding in their nice warm squad cars trying to stop everyone from ever driving a car again, they could always try getting out of their cars and do a bit of leg work for a change. Might even deter some real criminals. coupedeville
  • Score: -2

10:36am Wed 13 Aug 14

Wackerone says...

Not excusing the theft, but if you want to walk in these subways in known areas of the town talking on an iPhone 5, just think about what you are doing. An open invitation to some of these scum.
Not excusing the theft, but if you want to walk in these subways in known areas of the town talking on an iPhone 5, just think about what you are doing. An open invitation to some of these scum. Wackerone
  • Score: -2

11:48am Wed 13 Aug 14

nobull says...

nobull wrote:
Why give them a month to get away before showing pic? Echo please ask the police on our behalf. just puzzled xx
ECHO: Have you found out yet???
[quote][p][bold]nobull[/bold] wrote: Why give them a month to get away before showing pic? Echo please ask the police on our behalf. just puzzled xx[/p][/quote]ECHO: Have you found out yet??? nobull
  • Score: 9

1:02pm Wed 13 Aug 14

bogtrotter says...

I'm confused by this. Whenever CCTV images are put out there, they always say something along the lines of, 'these people could help us with our enquiries'. They don't say these people are the culprits. Therefore, why does it take a month to release the images? I would assume the video footage is timed and readily available to the police in an instant. All it does is give them time to scarper.
I'm confused by this. Whenever CCTV images are put out there, they always say something along the lines of, 'these people could help us with our enquiries'. They don't say these people are the culprits. Therefore, why does it take a month to release the images? I would assume the video footage is timed and readily available to the police in an instant. All it does is give them time to scarper. bogtrotter
  • Score: 3

1:11pm Wed 13 Aug 14

spooki says...

So a month ago, some twit decided that something he'd seen was apparently 'his' so took it. I HATE thieves. Why should someone just hand over their belongings to some random person just because they say so? Yes, probably because they'll get stabbed for it or something ridiculous but why do they think they have the right to do it?
I would also like to know why it takes a month to release these things?
So a month ago, some twit decided that something he'd seen was apparently 'his' so took it. I HATE thieves. Why should someone just hand over their belongings to some random person just because they say so? Yes, probably because they'll get stabbed for it or something ridiculous but why do they think they have the right to do it? I would also like to know why it takes a month to release these things? spooki
  • Score: 5

1:50pm Wed 13 Aug 14

wadjit says...

Its not also know as "the bear pit".
Its not also know as "the bear pit". wadjit
  • Score: 0

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